So, after reading this post over at Meta Cookbook about gender and craft beer, one of my favorite things to explore, I got to thinking about the craft scene not being biased against women per se, but instead against the idea of the feminine woman. Stay with me here, it’s going to get awkward. I named my blog Stouts & Stilettos Read More
Tierney has touched on this in the past, but here at Stouts & Stilettos we are big proponents of… SHOWER BEERS! Now that I’m a full time parent, I have to say I appreciate it even more. As a mom of twins, I’m constantly on the go and rarely get a chance to sit down, let alone drink a beer Read More
So, I really enjoy reading the Rogue Farms crop reports. For some reason, I find it so adorable that they want us all to know how the farms are doing and how it effects their beer production. I’m also a little bit of a secret nerd, and I love learning about their bees, what they plan to grow, what they’re Read More
If there’s one thing I love about social media, it’s the conversations and topics that come from it. Every day at work I overhear a table next to me full of men talking about random stuff. Sometimes it’s local high school football, sometimes it’s politics, and others they delve into craft beer. I hear them and I want to be Read More
After a horrible 5 day hiatus of being almost dead, Stouts and Stilettos is back! Our hosts’ server got annihilated and with it, we almost lost the entire site. Luckily, they were able to retrieve the data and reestablish the site along with many, many others including our beloved Harrisburg Beer Week. We apologize that you couldn’t read up on Read More
7 European Drinking Games and How to Play Them [Infographic] by the team at GoEuro As always, please drink responsibly when playing these games.
One of the longest days of the year, June 22nd, will now be known as National Radler Day, the most refreshing day of the year. Arguably the most thirst quenching and easy drinking beer style around, Radlers are the ultimate playful and sessionable drink to kick off the summer. Organizers are asking breweries around the country to participate in National Radler Day Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Atlanta, Ga. – The Beer Connoisseur® magazine, one of the most respected worldwide media brands in the beer industry, has launched The Beer Connoisseur® Club. “We want to be more for beer enthusiasts than just a great magazine,” said Lynn Davis, founder and publisher of The Beer Connoisseur®. “Our club is a unique opportunity for us to Read More
Trying to keep up and predict beer trends is about as easy as trying to predict food trends. Every conference and panel I’ve attended this year has had one resounding prediction: craft lagers will be the next ‘big thing’. Lagers? Who cares about lagers when I have sours, barrel aged everything, and a resurgence of saisons? Yes, it does sort Read More
WIth Harrisburg Beer Week upon us, I’ve been asked by a few other people for suggestions on good family-friendly events. Since there’s a lot of information for busy parents to comb through I thought I’d give y’all the highlights of what I think would be kid-friendly events. I’ll even be bringing my twins to some of these!